Chevron's (CVX) president of Latin American operations says Argentina - not China - has the...

|About: Chevron Corporation (CVX)|By:, SA News Editor

Chevron's (CVX) president of Latin American operations says Argentina - not China - has the world's second largest shale oil deposits after the U.S. Most of the world's shale gas has been developed from geological layers requiring horizontal drilling, but "everything is in a stack" at Argentina's Vaca Muerta formation, meaning CVX and YPF may be able to access the oil using vertical drilling techniques, CVX's Ali Moshiri says. (earlier)